Opinion

Flooding this past spring forced many houses in the Houseman Subdivision to erect makeshift barricades from sandbags to hold back the water. (Patrick Davies photo)

Water, water everywhere, and a tough choice about what to do with it all

Clean Energy BC estimates power demand in B.C. will grow by over 40 per cent over the next 20 years

  • Dec 7, 2021
Flooding this past spring forced many houses in the Houseman Subdivision to erect makeshift barricades from sandbags to hold back the water. (Patrick Davies photo)
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What happened to the precautionary principle in issuing river forecasts?

Filed for publication with the Mirror Honourable Minister Farnworth, Why did you…

  • Dec 2, 2021
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HIGH-FIVE (Image: Metro)

Boston Pizza delivers for motocross flaggers and support staff

My name is Tim Fluter and I am the President and Marketing…

  • Dec 2, 2021
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Salmon face a series of survival challenges; to which we’re adding more

One of the very few salmon bearing streams on Quadra Island, Hyacinthe…

  • Dec 1, 2021
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NDP MP Sheila Malcolmson speaks with the media about her private members bill regarding abandoned vessels, in Ottawa on Thursday, November 30, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

MALCOLMSON: B.C. expects feds to ‘make our application a priority’ on drug decriminalization

B.C. is the first province to offer a safer supply program

  • Nov 29, 2021
NDP MP Sheila Malcolmson speaks with the media about her private members bill regarding abandoned vessels, in Ottawa on Thursday, November 30, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A vehicle is submerged in flood waters along a road in Abbotsford, B.C., Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Opinion: We need a civilian climate corps

Young people have stepped up to combat existential threats before, let’s do it again

A vehicle is submerged in flood waters along a road in Abbotsford, B.C., Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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Letter: B.C. government must match Feds on nature

It’s high time to implement solutions to these crises

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?LETTER: Where are you, the youth of Campbell River?

Some victories were achieved at COP26 in Glasgow, but disappointments outnumbered achievements.

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Interior Health's 310-MHSU number connects callers directly to the closest mental health and substance use centre in their community.

B.C.’s mental health crisis is bad and getting worse

Nearly half of British Columbians polled said their mental health was worse due to COVID-19

  • Nov 18, 2021
Interior Health's 310-MHSU number connects callers directly to the closest mental health and substance use centre in their community.
Rotary’s Todd Peachey was the auctioneer at the Pumpkins for Polio fundraising pumpkin carving and auction which raised more than $25,000 for the eradication of polio. hoto contributed

Pumpkins for Polio event will result in approximately $25,000 for global polio eradication efforts

Re.: Our AnnualPumpkins for Polio Auctions Our fundraising activities for Polio eradication…

  • Nov 17, 2021
Rotary’s Todd Peachey was the auctioneer at the Pumpkins for Polio fundraising pumpkin carving and auction which raised more than $25,000 for the eradication of polio. hoto contributed

Why are (many) drivers here in such a rush?

Pedestrians watch out while walking around Campbell River

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My husband is alive today because of everyone’s quick actions

On Saturday Oct. 16 2021, my life changed in a split-second. Corner…

  • Nov 9, 2021
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Art gallery visitor’s letter helps us all be more mindful and aware of how we impact those around us: board chair

The gallery is committed to continuing our anti-racism work in every way we can

  • Nov 5, 2021
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I liked the old Facebook

Marc’s spin is just that…spin. “What happens when a company has more…

  • Nov 4, 2021
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Important to acknowledge racism before we can address it

Thank you for publishing Sherron Soo’s letter in today’s (October 27) paper.…

  • Nov 4, 2021
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Mitzi Dean, Minister of Children and Family Development. (B.C. government)

DEAN: Hub model will provide care for thousands of B.C. families left without support

Mitzi Dean says province has consulted with 1,500 families, advocates and community partners

  • Nov 3, 2021
Mitzi Dean, Minister of Children and Family Development. (B.C. government)
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Forests take along time to grow and we don’t have a lot of time

Forest fires in B.C. mean our forests now emit more CO2 each…

  • Nov 3, 2021
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OUT ON A LIMB. Campbell River Mirror

Highway 19A upgrade puts a shine on the jewel that is Campbell River’s waterfront

What was once derided in an international visitor’s guide is on its way to becoming an attraction

OUT ON A LIMB. Campbell River Mirror
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces new COVID-19 measures for Alberta in Calgary, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

To Have and Have Not: Alberta opens can of worms, but will B.C. bite?

Equalization payments have often been used to incite political anger in Canada

  • Nov 1, 2021
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces new COVID-19 measures for Alberta in Calgary, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh